Chevy Spark EV Goes 139 Miles on Single Charge

2014 Chevy Spark EV

Driving without cruise control, in ideal conditions, one Portland man was able to take his little Chevy Spark EV on a 139 mile drive on a single charge!

I’ve been a big fan of the Chevy Spark ever since it appeared on the big screen as a vaguely racist Transformer. Add to that the car’s 400 lb-ft of torque available at 0 RPM and the fact that the Chevy Spark is the only car to get an “acceptable” rating in the IIHS’ tiny car crash test and you have a car I definitely want to drive.

Planetsave author Jake Richardson has more on the 139 mile Chevy Spark EV ultra-marathon drive, below. Enjoy!


Electric Chevy Spark Driven Nearly 140 Miles on Single Charge (via Planetsave)

The Chevy Volt is more popular with the press, but the all-electric Chevy Spark is the more environmentally friendly one. Recently a Portland man decided to see how far he could go on a single charge. After driving for six hours he clocked 139.7 miles…

Jo Borrás

I've been in the auto industry 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the IM network. You can also find me on Twitter, at my Volvo fansite, out on two wheels, or chasing my kids around Oak Park, IL.